‘Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” Spoiler-Free Review: This Finale Falls Flat, Despite Having All the Right Pieces

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker marks the end of the 9-film Skywalker Saga, and after Rian Johnson’s disastrous The Last Jedi, fans were really hoping this would be the film that redeemed this new trilogy and ended it on a high note. To put it simply, it did not. Instead, the trilogy ends beingContinue reading “‘Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” Spoiler-Free Review: This Finale Falls Flat, Despite Having All the Right Pieces”

‘Frozen II’ Review: A Safe, Disappointing Sequel to an Overrated Franchise

I remember the lead-up to the release of the original Frozen. It’s always an exciting event when Disney releases another musical fairy tale film. It was a Disney musical, not unlike Tangled which came out just a few years prior, but apparently, Disney did not have high hopes for it. But after a great teamContinue reading “‘Frozen II’ Review: A Safe, Disappointing Sequel to an Overrated Franchise”

Disney+ Review: More of the Same So Far, No Surprises Yet, Still a Great Streaming Service

I have been anticipating Disney+ for months. Upon learning that the entirety of the Disney Animation and Pixar libraries will be available for streaming, how can an aficionado like me not be excited? Now that it’s out, while I’m enjoying it a lot, it didn’t surprise or wow me like streaming services like Netflix haveContinue reading “Disney+ Review: More of the Same So Far, No Surprises Yet, Still a Great Streaming Service”

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review: A Fine Line Between Funny Satire and Meaningful Themes

Jojo Rabbit is Taika Waititi’s latest film. After the success of Thor: Ragnarok, he has left the superhero movie space for a while (until the next Thor movie) and has given us a satirical comedy that is jam packed with both humour and more deep and meaningful subject matter. Jojo Rabbit walked a fine lineContinue reading “‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review: A Fine Line Between Funny Satire and Meaningful Themes”

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Review

When I first heard the announcement of this movie a few years back, I was intrigued. An animated Spider-Man film with the great Phil Lord and Chris Miller serving as producers and co-writers is a combination you simply cannot go wrong with. However, I did not expect a film with the level of inventiveness thatContinue reading “‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Review”